Award-winning Consultant Pegine Echevarria to Speak at First Coast Hispanic Chamber Excellence in Business Awards Breakfast

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For Immediate Release: JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 27, 2016) – The upcoming inaugural First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) Excellence in Business Awards Breakfast takes place at The University Club with attendance from key stakeholders in the community. The purpose of the event is to recognize individuals and businesses that have positively impacted the Hispanic community, and honor the founding fathers of FCHCC. Keynote speaker, Pegine Echevarria, sponsored by the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center, will deliver an impactful and motivational speech to organizations, business owners and influential leaders, who want to engage, market, and reach diverse communities. The Excellence in Business Awards Breakfast is also sponsored by PQH Group Design, Comcast and Rebecca Black Immigration Law.

The winners will be presented with their awards on Thursday, July 14, 2016, from 7:30am – 9:00am. Action News Jax reporter, Lorena Inclan, emcees the event. “The Hispanic business community has many successes and supporters. It is important to recognize them and celebrate this rapidly growing segment of our economy”, said Maribel Hernandez, CEO and President of FCHCC. A full list of the finalists can be viewed at

The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) was created to encourage and promote sound, ethical and successful business practices in the Hispanic community and to further the recognition of Hispanic heritage and culture through educational endeavors. The mission of the FCHCC is to positively impact the regional economy by creating value, promoting and facilitating the success of Hispanic-owned businesses and by engaging the community at large. For more information about the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, visit

Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC). The JWBC, funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the JAX Chamber Foundation, advances the success of women entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. Our programs are designed for you, the woman entrepreneur who is operating an established business located in one of the seven counties in Northeast Florida: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, Flagler, St. Johns or Putnam.

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